| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:40 PM
The federal appellate court that covers Maryland has for years been considered one of the more right-leaning in the nation, finding that women can be banned from a military institute, that the FDA can't regulate tobacco and that confessions count even...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Police have arrested a man accused of forcibly touching a woman in a Brooklyn subway station.
Officers believe Stuart Cato, 39, of Queens, was the man photographed by his quick thinking victim after he grabbed her buttocks.
"I am so glad these young...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Weapons-makers, ideologues and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta are busy whipping up fears in reaction to scheduled reductions in our bloated military budget. Don't be fooled. These cuts will not put our security at risk, though they will cut into profits...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:00 AM
For the last 20 years, the charming Grover Norquist has been perhaps the most successful of American political entrepreneurs, having used a letterhead and small office to secure "no tax" pledges from a near-majority of Congress members and myriads of...
| Jul 10, 2012
By tradition, the player selected last in the National Football League's annual draft is designated "Mr. Irrelevant" because he is so unlikely to play a significant role in the game. But in Washington, there can be more than one Mr. (or Ms.) Irrelevant....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Police are monitoring Americans’ cellphone use at a staggering rate, according to new information released in a congressional inquiry.
In letters released by Rep.Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), cellphone companies described seeing a huge uptick in...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 6:10 PM
The death of a 79-year-old woman whose daughter is charged with beating her following a car crash in September was ruled a homicide today.
Thelma Watkins-Cato of the 10500 block of South King Drive was pronounced dead Thursday, according to a spokesman...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 6:21 AM
When laboring over the compilation of the Sentinel's 2013 Florida Top 100 prospects last week, one thing jumped out rather glaringly for the second straight year.
Where are all the quarterbacks?
In the Class of 2011, which might be the year of the...
| Nov 25, 2008
| 2:45 PM
Why isn't cheese a bigger player in the Thanksgiving meal (other than the fact that there probably wasn't much of it in 17th century Plymouth)? Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to serve cheese, for reasons both lofty and practical. The lofty...
| Sep 16, 2009
| 3:25 PM
Today's topic: Providing health insurance for all and subsidizing premiums for the working poor would create a huge influx of business for insurers and providers. But analysts say that a significant percentage of the local markets in the U.S. are...
| Aug 25, 2009
Rose D. Friedman, an economist who collaborated with her husband, Nobel laureate Milton Friedman, and helped bring their ideas about the virtues of free markets to the masses, died of a heart ailment Aug. 18 at her home in Davis, Calif.
She was thought...